University of Wyoming Athletic Director Tom Burman confirmed that Cowboys’ quarterback Jason Thompson has asked for a release from his scholarship at UW. In a text message to CSNN from Burman, "He (Thompson) has asked for a release and we have granted within our normal policies and procedures."

Thompson was expected to be the starting quarterback for Wyoming when Brett Smith announced late last month, that he was going to forego his senior season and enter the NFL draft.

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